Toy Story/Requiem for a Dream mashup trailer vid

Another genius film-trailer remix: Requiem for a Dream meets Toy Story 2. This one is also amazingly well-put-together (though less frightening than yesterday's Scary Mary Mary Poppins mash). Link (Thanks, Melisslissliss!)

Update: Ryan sez, "That music playing in the Toy Story 2/Requiem Trailer is a remix of a song from independent Canadian artist, Sparkle Labs' Amy Parness on "pink girly engineering kits" 1*tin3HeJ5CLISS2NCiat5Ig

I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:


Zero UI will "change design"


Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]


Twitter chief resigns

Dick Costolo. Photo: Stephen Lam, Reuters

CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey


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